FCC

‘E-Pif’ Omissions Could Result In Forfeiture

A full-power UHF station serving Sin City has been handed a possible $7,000 by the FCC for apparent sins tied to its electronic public file, the "e-pif."
Dish Network

Dish Goes Dark With Hearst Stations

The war over retransmission fees has escalated into a battle of beliefs between Dish Network and Hearst Television, as Dish was "forced" to pull the plug just after Midnight Eastern on March 3 on every Hearst VHF or UHF station it carries. Dish stated its defense as it pulled the Hearst stations, and we've got an RBR + TVBR OBSERVATION to share on the matter.

Can Consolidation Happen For TV With Trump?

Here's what one top D.C. attorney thinks
Entravision Communications Corporation

The Future For XHAS-33 Is Revealed

Entercom's CEO has revealed what will happen to Baja California-based XHAS-33 once Telemundo programming moves in July

Sunny Days Ahead For Gray

On-target political dollars helped Gray to a strong Q4 and full-year 2016
SBG / Sinclair Broadcast Group

Is Sinclair Seriously Seeking To Woo Tribune?

Reuters says a deal could occur, pending an FCC loosening of ownership restrictions

Viacom Chief Talks Up Leadership, Flagships

Network topper shuffles break the silos as President/CEO Bob Bakish steers around a ship that had been in murky waters
Dish Network

Dish, Hearst Reach Two-Day Truce

Will the 48-hour reprieve, which keeps Hearst stations on Dish until March 3, lead to a deal?
Nexstar Broadcasting Group

How Strong Was Political For Nexstar?

We dived into the numbers, and they didn’t come close to the retrans fee revenue the broadcast TV company enjoys

How Deep Is Facebook’s Local Ad Impact?

A new Borrell Associates report shows the social media platform gobbling up more local dollars than radio or TV

Instant Media Playout Solution Gets NAB Debut

Unveiled at IBC2016, the instant media playout solution -- dubbed ClipFire -- is the latest product offering from ENCO

ATSC 3.0 Starter Kits On The Way

The kits will get their first-ever demonstration at the 2017 NAB Show, set for April 24-27

U.S. Households Have Less TVs

That finding is based on the U.S. Energy Information Administration's latest 'Today in Energy' brief
Perry Sook

Nexstar Slips Despite Strong Q4

Nexstar's Q4 saw "record results" seen thanks to political dollars and retrans fees. But, where did it fall short of Street estimates?

Hearst Stations Could Soon Be DISH-less

The DBS provider and Hearst Television are currently negotiating a renewal of the retransmission consent agreement

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